Category Archives: beer(s)


Alaska Trip – Day Four [Travelling by Coach from Anchorage to the Denali National Park]

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Not “Way up North, off to Alaska” as the song from the movie “North to Alaska” with John Wayne and Stewart Granger goes, but “Way up North, off to Denali” it was. Alaska Trip – Tag 4 [Fahrt mit dem … Continue reading


Alaska Trip – Day Three [Anchorage Museum and Dinner “Odyssey”]

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In consideration of Mary’s continuing problems with her leg we had planned to take it easy on that day and to go by how she had slept and how she felt in the morning. We both slept well, though, and … Continue reading


Alaska Trip – Day Two [Seeing a Doctor instead of a Bike Ride]

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Well, I believe this headline says it all: the day didn’t exactly go as planned, and that’s an understatement. But let’s start at the beginning: Alaska Trip – Tag Zwei [Arztbesuch statt Radtour] Nun, ich glaube, diese Überschrift sagt eigentlich … Continue reading


Alaska Trip – Day One [City Trolley Tour and First Dinner in Anchorage]

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As I already wrote in my previous entry, we took a “Lyft” service from the airport to our Hotel, the “Historic Anchorage Hotel“: Alaska Trip – Tag Eins [City Trolley Tour und erstes Abendessen in Anchorage] Wie im vorherigen Beitrag … Continue reading


Labour-Day BBQ Fest

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We had not used our bbq pit for quite some time, and so we decided to put some good steaks on it today, especially as we had some prime meat, given to us from our cousin who raises the cattle … Continue reading


Palo Duro Canyon Trip – Day 1 [Travelling there and Arrival]

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We had been wanting to travel to Palo Duro Canyon in the so-called Panhandle in northern Texas slightly south-east of Amarillo for many years, but the only three cabins directly at the edge of the canyon are difficult to get … Continue reading


Thursday Throwback

This post was first published in my blog “Pit’s Musings and Ramblings from a Big Country: Mein persönliches Blog mit ‘Updates aus Texas‘” on Friday, January 22, 2010. Donnerstägliche Retrospektive Diesen Artikel habe ich ursprünglich in meinem Blog “Pit’s Musings … Continue reading

Thoughts While Bicycling

That’s what I’ve been looking forward to throughout my bicycle ride this afternoon:

Gedanken während des Radelns

Das hier ist es, worauf ich mich während meines Radelns heute Nachmittag die ganze Zeit gefreut habe:


Ein “Köpi”! – LECKER!

For my American friends: “Köpi” is short for “König Pilsener“, one of my favourite German beers.


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Days 17 to 20 [Eating out in Memphis – Continued]

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As I mentioned quite frequently in my last postings, I want to do a separate one, like a summary, of our dinners in Memphis. I really needed to show and tell you about our other ventures in Memphis first, of … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 17 [Louisville/KY to Memphis/TN]

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Well, our days “On the Banks of the Ohio” – as the popular song goes – had come to an end, and it was time to get on the move again, to our last destination on that trip, Memphis/TN. At … Continue reading